[Interview] Artist Spotlight @LooseLogic

Southern California emcee Loose Logic presents the music video for “No Shame”, the new single from Reflections, his forthcoming album featuring JL of B.Hood. Loose is recipient of the All Access Magazine Music Award “Best Hip-Hop Artist of The Year”, the O.C. Music Awards’ “Best Urban Artist of the Year”, and was also named a “Top 100 Unsigned Artist” by Music Connection Magazine.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight @MilanHightower

Welcome to another edition of PoPolitickin Artist Spotlight. In this episode we politick with Charlotte, NC songwriter Milan Hightower.

[Interview] Artist Spotlight – Marcel P. Black | @MarcelPBlack

Baton Rouge, Louisiana emcee Marcel P. Black presents “#FreeBLKPPL”, the new J-Filly produced single from Seven, his new album featuring MegaRan and Victoria Cross. Supastition, Substantial, Tef Poe, and Mr. Franklin a.k.a Kamikaze from Crooked Lettaz appeared on his 2016 album Cry Freedom

[Interview] Artist Spotlight – Monk Mandino | @MonkMandino

California rapper and self-described “rap game Mark Twain” Monk Mandino presents his new single “If You Like It I Love It”. Produced by DamCold, the single is the duo’s introduction to a sub-genre they dub ‘HawaiI Bass’, which Monk calls “what you’d get if you mixed 2 Live Crew, Too Short and early Eminem”.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Mr 704 | @therealmr704

Marcus Frazier known to the Hip Hop Nation as Mr. 704 encompasses all things of his native Carolina. He has consistently served up a heavy dose of Southern Lyricism in the hip hop genre leading his city to become vastly known as a music contender.

Artist Spotlight – Mellah Nix | @mellahnix777

Born of a diverse background including Haitian, African Bantu, Chippewa, and Irish ancestry, Mellah Nix felt his true call to music at an early age, drawing influence from his blues-loving grandfather from Mississippi.

Artist Spotlight – Sir Hop | @sirhopatl

Born and raised in Atlanta, Sir Hop cut his teeth in rap music while attending Auburn University. During his six year stint in Alabama, he released two solo projects: Square One (2010) and Greed Or Ambition (2011).

[Interview] Artist Spotlight – Yung Villigan | @mbalencrime

Newport, Arkansas rapper and Adaman2m Entertainment artist Yung Villigan presents “Got Me On Go”, the Lexi Banks-produced single from his debut mixtape Dreams To Be The Man. Villigan recently released visuals for single “Live It Up”

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Endz | @endzlgc

Beyond better judgement, Orange, CA is the unlikely home for on-the-rise emcee, Endz (Alan Navarro). Endz’ versatility and storytelling abilities recreate moments of life that enamor the audiences through harmonious melodies and gripping lyrics. His armory of styles has substantially grown throughout the years.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Nick Weaver | @thenickweaver

Nick started in his early teen years, making mixtapes in the northwest while being raised on everything from Tchaikovsky to The Cure. As he grows and evolves as an artist, his interest in all types of music continues to guide his vision. When asked about his influences, Weaver cites long time favorite acts such as LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, Helios, and Mogwai, as well as hip-hop legends like Nas, Royce Da 5’9″, Mobb Deep, and Eminem. Seeing the word “genre” as just a self-imposed boundary, Weaver treats each project as a way to further evolve his own art, one inspiration at a time.

[Podcast] Author Spotlight – Young Rick | @rwyoungrick

Welcome to another edition of PoPolitickin. In this episode, we politick with former pimp turned...

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Ms Proper | @MsProper

Ms Proper began writing at the age of eight under the influence of her poetic mother. After years of transforming her craft and exploring the recording process it wasn’t until 2005 that she began to take her career as a musician more seriously. With her heart into music, she created So Proper Entertainment and employed a roster of other talented artists in the Virginia area to whom she executive produced albums for.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Corina Corina | @getcorinacorina

Corina Corina was born in Oakland, CA and is the eldest child of political activists. Named after a classic Blues song, it seems her career path in music was set early on. Now with roots in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, Corina Corina brings a fresh and seamless synergy between 90s-style r&b, dark pop, lyrically driven hip hop and the blues and soul music she grew up on.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Free5ive | @Free5ivexxx

Growing up in inner city Portland, Free5ive’s passion for music started at an early age. He developed a love for many genres of music including hip hop, R&B , funk, classic rock, and country music. Although, while growing up his first love was basketball, he began to use music to express himself as he battled the impoverished gang infested environment that surrounded him.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight -Elete Wright | @StJoeLouis

Turning open studio sessions into the syndicate called Cloud Club and one member turning a warehouse rave into a genre bending event known as #Thread, it’s no wonder a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat, NJ , and LA have everything to do with each other in the eyes of the group St. Joe Louis.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Cool Nutz | @CoolNutz

In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Portland hip hop legend Cool Nutz.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – TOPE | @itsTOPE

Producer / Rapper TOPE is considered one of the top up and coming artists in the Northwest region and has been recently featured on XXL, The Source, 2DopeBoyz, Okayplayer, Jay-Z’s Life + Times, Hip Hop Wired, Hip Hop DX

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Mac Kitty | @themackitty

In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Bay Area artist Mac Kitty

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Deal The Villain | @Deal_TheVillain

Deal The Villain discusses is latest release titled, “Beards, Beats, & Kicks.” The EP is an ode to some of DTV’s favorite things and some essential elements in today’s Hip-Hop lexicon.

[Podcast] Self Help Spotlight – Jen Slay | @JenSlayvision

Jennifer Slay is a well respected Women’s Empowerment Life Coach, Counsellor, and the Creator of Finesse – a program created to transform the everyday woman into a woman of purpose, passion and incredible strength.

Artist Spotlight – Bianca

Artist Spotlight – Bianca

BIANCA has been working intensely on, writing, crafting her sound and today releases her first official single: “Eyes On Me”. Born and raised in Los Angeles, the smile on her face is like the weather, always shining. Being sensual, funny yet edgy and raw, unafraid to be who she is, the whole essence of being your true self, is what her music is about. She aspires to transform all this warmth and lust for life despite the ups and downs, into extraordinary songs she’s putting together for her upcoming mixtape: Cool Kids Travel.

Business Spotlight – Darius Allen, CEO, SIAM Smartphones

Business Spotlight – Darius Allen, CEO, SIAM Smartphones

In this episode, we politick with the Founder and CEO of SIAM Smartphones Darius Allen.

Darius is an international business magnate, serial entrepreneur, successful investor; self help author, motivational speaker, and financial literacy activist. Darius also operates his own blog writing about his latest thoughts on business education, investing, and financial literacy.

[New EP] Godz Chyld – Things Ain’t What They Seem | @G0dzChyld

[New EP] Godz Chyld – Things Ain’t What They Seem | @G0dzChyld

ronx, New York emcee G.C. a.k.a. Godz Chyld presents Things Ain’t What They Seem, his new EP featuring a guest appearance from Snyder Scribez and production from DG Beats, Flash Beats, Tone Jonez, NYC Bangers, D’artizt, Dreamlife and OSYM. G.C.’s last release was Reborn, his collaboration EP with producer Jordan River Banks, featuring Killah Priest and Loaded Lux

[Video] K-Lien & C-Sharp – Bamboozle | @iamK_Lien @CSharp714 @Voice2Hard

[Video] K-Lien & C-Sharp – Bamboozle | @iamK_Lien @CSharp714 @Voice2Hard

Buzzing artists K-Lien and C-Sharp are back again with more dope visuals from their recent EP Keep It Lit. After tearing the club up in their Anyway music video, these two Cali artists connect again for Bamboozle produced by DJ Flippp. Separating the real from the fakes, C-Sharp doesn’t hesitate going hard on the imposters in the first verse.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight @BishupBicardi

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight @BishupBicardi

Bishup Bicardi is a rapper, songwriter, performing artist based in Boston, Massachusetts. Bishup grew up in a large family where he was the youngest of five children. The schooling process was a difficult one for him since he was never interested in the standardized procedure of education. He always knew that he was meant to do something different from the average with his life. He started by playing sports and attended all high school social events.

[Video] Dillon & Diamond D – Feast | @DillonMaurer @diamondditc

[Video] Dillon & Diamond D – Feast | @DillonMaurer @diamondditc

Atlanta emcee Dillon Maurer & producer Diamond D present the music video for “Feast”, the lead single from Black Tie Affair, their collaboration EP out now featuring Dillon on rhymes and cuts and Diamond on beats. The EP features Dillon’s longtime collaborator Paten Locke (who also works frequently with Edan) plus support from Boog Brown, Alexa Lima on piano, Terminus Horns, Ben Hameen on guitar & DJ Harrison on Rhodes

[Audio] Cool Nutz – Did It Twice ft Drae Steves | @CoolNutz @drae_steves

[Audio] Cool Nutz – Did It Twice ft Drae Steves | @CoolNutz @drae_steves

Portland artist Cool Nutz connects with one of the hottest street rappers in the city, Drae Steves for the banging single “Did It Twice.” Produced by J. Fresh, Nutz slows things down and explains what it took for him to get to the top of the food chain. “Did It Twice” plays out like two bosses sitting down for a power meeting, as Nutz and Dre both float over the beat with ease.

[Video] Illspokinn & Zajazza – The New JC | @illspokinn @ZaJazza

[Video] Illspokinn & Zajazza – The New JC | @illspokinn @ZaJazza

Brooklyn-based emcee iLLspokinn presents the video for “The New JC”, a song from Vagabond Road, the collaboration EP between iLLspokinn and French DJ/producer ZaJazza (watch the music video for “Vagabond Road”). Raised in Taunton, Massachusetts by his Cape Verdean mother, iLLspokinn has collaborated with Sadat X (listen to “A New York Minute”) and Grammy award-winning vocalist Maya Azucena (listen to “Breathe”), and was named one of Rawkus’ 50 next important hip-hop artists as part of his band Spokinn Movement

[Video] Supawave Osbourne – Feels Official | @TheSupaWave

[Video] Supawave Osbourne – Feels Official | @TheSupaWave

Brooklyn, New York emcee SupaWave Osbourne presents the TrifeDrew-directed music video for “Feels Official”, Osbourne’s new single produced by DJ Corbett. Representing Brooklyn’s Bushwick and Flatbush sections, SupaWave has collaborated with Copywrite, and has shared the stage with the likes of MF DOOM, Sean Price and Machine Gun Kelly

[Video] M-Dot – Chrissy prod. by Buckwild | @mdotboston

[Video] M-Dot – Chrissy prod. by Buckwild | @mdotboston

‘Chrissy’ is the 7th video released off of “EgO anD The EneMy” (Disc 1 of the 2 part release). The Albums’ feature production by Hi-Tek, Large Professor, Marley Marl, Buckwild, Khrysis, M-Phazes, Marco Polo, 7L, !llmind, G Koop, J Rawls, Da Beatminerz, Snowgoons and MANY more…

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight @BishupBicardi

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight @BishupBicardi

Bishup Bicardi is a rapper, songwriter, performing artist based in Boston, Massachusetts. Bishup grew up in a large family where he was the youngest of five children. The schooling process was a difficult one for him since he was never interested in the standardized procedure of education. He always knew that he was meant to do something different from the average with his life. He started by playing sports and attended all high school social events.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Nick Weaver | @thenickweaver

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Nick Weaver | @thenickweaver

Nick started in his early teen years, making mixtapes in the northwest while being raised on everything from Tchaikovsky to The Cure. As he grows and evolves as an artist, his interest in all types of music continues to guide his vision. When asked about his influences, Weaver cites long time favorite acts such as LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, Helios, and Mogwai, as well as hip-hop legends like Nas, Royce Da 5’9″, Mobb Deep, and Eminem. Seeing the word “genre” as just a self-imposed boundary, Weaver treats each project as a way to further evolve his own art, one inspiration at a time.